Community Sports

  • Lancaster AL all-stars fall in Little League district minor league play
    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars, ages 7-8, remained unbeaten in district tournament play with a 7-3 win over host Chester on Wednesday night. The Lancaster stars returned to Chester on Thursday, seeking a win to wrap up the district title and a bid to the state tournament.
  • Tigers take win at Camden
          The Lancaster Tigers pushed their summer swim team record to 5-0 with a 300-250 road win over Camden on Saturday, June 23.
  • Post 31 pounds Chester
    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team bounced back in a big way Tuesday night at home. The P-31 seniors, coming off a 5-2 road loss to York Post 66 on Monday night, rebounded with a 20-2 rout of Chester Post 27.
  • Makos notch swim win over Lancaster Tigers
          The Lancaster Makos topped the Lancaster Tigers, 274-272 in a close meet at the Lancaster County pool on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Crawford launches run for Olympics
    Shawn Crawford’s bid for a 2012 Summer Olympics berth hits full stride today at the U.S. Olympic Trials at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. Crawford, the Van Wyck native and former Indian Land High  star athlete, will run in the 200-meter qualifying race today at 4:45 p.m.
  • York rallies to edge P-31
    York ignited for five runs in the sixth inning on the way to a 5-2 win over Lancaster Post 31 in American Legion baseball League V play Monday. York trailed 1-0 to the bottom of the sixth when Post 66, bolstered by a three-run home run, erupted for five runs to take a 5-1 lead on the way to the three-run win.
  • American League stars seek to rebound in Little League tourney
          The Lancaster American League all-stars returned to the Springdale Park diamond Tuesday night to seek to stay alive in the Little League Baseball district tournament.
  • Hunter education course set for July 13 in Van Wyck
    The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and Clemson Extension 4-H has planned a hunter’s education class on Friday, July 13 from 9 a.m. To 3 p.m. at the Van Wyck Community Building. The class will be taught by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources for people age 12 and up.
  • Darlings stars win district
    Robert Howey rhowey@thelancasternews.com The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Darlings all-stars capped an impressive run to earn a bid to the state tournament next month in Hanahan. The Darlings stars, ages 7-8, completed a 4-0 run with a 15-9 win over the Chester stars. The Darlings’ six-run win sends them to the state tournament July 6 at Hanahan of North Charleston.
  • Payseur posts 71 to pace LJGA play
    Staff Reports The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association capped the first half of its regular-season tournament play with a visit to the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday, June 18. Josh Payseur, who plays for the Great Falls High School golf team, made his first appearance for the season in the boys 15-18 age division and made it count with a one-under 71 over 18 holes. “Josh can play with the best of them and it showed it at Kershaw on Monday,” Lancaster chapter director Raymon Chisom said. “He had a solid day.”